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T.B Joshua Biography: Age, Family, Net-worth and Everything You Need To Know

TB JOSHUA BIOGRAPHY: AGE, FAMILY, NETWORTH, AND EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW

The name TB Joshua rings a loud bell in the ears of many Nigerians, everybody have their different opinions about him. This article is not written as an opinion about him, rather it is to give relevant information on what you should know about him.

EARLY LIFE OF T.B JOSHUA

The prophet TB Joshua was born as Temitope Balogun Joshua in the year 1963, on June 12th (55 years), he was born in Arigidi, Ondo State, but is currently resident at Ikotun Egbe, Lagos State, Nigeria.


STRANGE HAPPENINGS DURING HIS BIRTH

His birth was indeed a miracle as there were some strange happenings surrounding his birth, they are;
-      He stayed longer than the usual 8 to 9 months in his mother’s womb, he stayed for 15 months.
-          A week after his birth, there was a quarry explosion around his residence which led rocks into his house through the roof, but he narrowly escaped it.
-          According to him, his birth was already prophesied about 100 years before he was born.

TB JOSHUA’S NET WORTH

When you tune into Emmanuel TV daily, you find TB Joshua sharing gifts of hope to the less privileged and those who do not have, and you would wonder that how much is he worth that he is able to spend this much daily.
Forbes in 2011 estimated his net worth to about $15 million (U.S Dollars), although you don’t see him living the extravagant lifestyle.

HIS EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

He went to a primary school in his home town, St. Stephen Anglican School located in Arigidi, Ondo State for six years, then started his secondary education, but was not able to finish one year of it, because he was doing both spiritual works and school work and was not able to cope with both.
He started doing some casual jobs to fetch him some money, organized Bible study for children in his community and when back in the evening, attends evening school. He tried joining the Nigerian military at a point in his life, but due to the breakdown of the train he was in, he missed the opportunity.

HIS FAMILY

T.B Joshua is happily married to Evelyn Joshua with three children, just two of his children are known to the media (Sarah Joshua and Promise Joshua).


EVELYN JOSHUA (WIFE)

She is an indigene of Delta state, born in Okala Okpuno on the 17th of December, 1968 (50 years), she was born a twin but her twin brother died at a younger age. She started her primary school education at St. Emecheta School, but did not complete it because of her relocation.
In the year 1977, she moved to Lagos, where she had her primary school education completed at Orile School in Oshodi, Lagos State. She also had her secondary education in the same school. There is no information about her attending any higher institution.

HOW PROPHET T.B JOSHUA PROPOSED TO HER

Although the couple has been married for 25 years now, but the story surrounding their first meeting and proposal is a funny one. In an interview she claimed that he proposed to her just 45 minutes after their first encounter, here is the full story;
In the year 1990, when she was 22 years old, she visited her sister in Lagos, and everyone around seemed to be saying good and interesting things about a particular prophet and she was really interested in knowing this prophet in person, coupled with the fact that she needed a spiritual guide then.
Her sister accompanied her to the house of the prophet the first time, but he was not there. After some months, she went back alone to look for him and found him on that particular day. They were together for some time, no words, and then he picked up a piece of paper to write the word ‘Ejide’ meaning “Twin”. After which their conversation began and it lasted for about 45 minutes, then he proposed to her.
Meeting a lady the first time and proposing to her after 45 minutes is very strange, but according to her, their meeting is as a result of divine arrangement.

SARAH JOSHUA

This is the first daughter of Prophet T.B Joshua, her full name is Serah Oyindamola Joshua who was born in the year 1996 (22 years), she had her primary and secondary school education at Ronik Int’l School, after ehich she moved over to London to study Law at the London School of Economics and also did her Postgraduate degree programme at New York University.

BOOKS WRITTEN BY T.B JOSHUA

-          The Mirror
-          The Step Between You and the Cure
-          Daily Times with God
-          What the Future Holds.

CELEBRITIES DELIVERED BY T.B JOSHUA

-          Jim Iyke (Actor)
-          Camilia Mberekpe (Actress)
-          Richard Kingson (Ghanian Goalkeeper)
-          Kwabla Senanu (Ghanian notable human rights lawyer)
-          Denise Williams (Ghanian Musician)
-          Mercy Cherono (Kenyan Olympic Athlete).

CONTROVERSIES

-          Blacklisting in Cameroon: The federal Government of Cameroon blacklisted Prophet T.B Joshua in the year 2010.
-          Objections in Zimbabwe: his visit to Zimbabwe in the year 2012, led to a lot of objections by the pastors there and politicians.
-          Death Prophecy of Malawi’s President, Peter Mutharika: The President attacked Prophet T.B Joshua for false prophecies.


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